Compression Springs vs. Tension Springs

Draw-bar Springs
Springs have so many varieties and so many purposes. When you need to purchase spring steel or stainless steel springs, it can be difficult to determine just which type you want! As an Australian spring supplier and manufacturer, Boynes can answer those tough questions for you. In this blog series, we will be diving into some of the major spring models and unpacking what they are used for and what the key differences are between them. This week, we begin with compression springs and tensio... Read More

Heavy duty springs

Cone Compression Springs
What are heavy duty springs? Used across a variety of industries, heavy duty springs are applied for use in agricultural equipment, construction, and industrial equipment as well as oil field equipment. As their name suggests, heavy duty springs are compression, extension, or torsion springs that are designed specifically to handle heavy loads or to work with a significant amount of force. Heavy duty compression springs Heavy duty compression springs are implemented in applications where sub... Read More

Small tension springs

Tension Springs
Small tension springs are relatively easy and economical to manufacture, but they are also particularly reliable when it comes to the role they play. What is a small tension spring? These springs are tightly wound in coils, and as their name suggests, are manufactured to function by producing tension. As a load pressures the small tension spring, it will stretch to a specific length in response. When the spring is not under any pressure or has no force exerted on it, the coils touch. A s... Read More

Where to buy small springs

Small springs have many possible applications that range from appliances to medical devices and much more. Boynes Springs has been a trusted supplier of small springs for many years - offering countless clients tailored solutions for their specific needs. Our springs are quality assured and competitively priced. We have a wealth of experience when it comes to springs so if you’re not sure where to buy springs, we can help point you in the right direction. Choosing the right small spring... Read More

What is a compression spring

We supply a comprehensive range of springs to our clients and among the most commonly requested custom solutions are our custom compression springs. What is a compression spring? A compression spring is an open-coil spring that opposes any compressive force that is applied to it. In most cases, these springs are coiled at a constant and uniform diameter. Across applications, compression springs are installed over rods or into circular holes. How they work Compression springs function as an e... Read More

What is roll forming

Clock Spring
When looking for effective ways to save production costs, roll forming should be among your first choices. What is roll forming? Roll forming is an efficient production method that facilitates the continuous bending of flat metal into a uniform finish profile. The roll forming process involves the uncoiling of a strip of metal and running it through a series of rollers. Each stack of rollers is responsible for forming the metal strip so that by the end of the run the strip takes on a spe... Read More

What is a belleville washer

Belleville Washers
When the need arises to keep bolted connections tight, a reliable compression device like the Belleville washer is a must. What is a Belleville Washer? A Belleville washer is a disc spring of conical shape. Its unique design and structure give the washer the characteristics and functionality of a spring. These disc springs are used across a variety of industries because they exert a uniform pressure that remains consistent. Where tension is lost due to thermal expansion or contraction, wear an... Read More